Beet Salad with Avocado and Feta

This is lovely with a simple grilled fish or chicken: tender beets with a lemon-shallot vinaigrette, greens and feta. Adapted from Cooking Light via My Recipes. Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 medium golden or red beets – trimmed (stems removed) juice and zest of 1...

Beet, Carrot and Pistachio Salad

I saw this recently in Cooking Light magazine, and it positively sang to me—beautiful golden beets, vibrant carrots and the crunch of pistachios. Yum.  I like to dollop plain Greek yogurt on mine too, or crumble goat cheese on top.  Swap out the...

Braised Beet (or Any) Greens

Adapted from Simply Recipes, a tasty way to use your beet greens. I generally toss the beet greens together with  Swiss chard and sometimes kale. I mean, what doesn’t taste good after being sautéed with bacon and onions? Ingredients 1 pound beet greens, or...

Quick Pickled Beets

There are lots of recipes and methods for pickling out there, but this one for beets (and I like to add a few slivers of onion) is my favorite fast go-to. I roast the beets whenever the oven is on for something else, or boil them, which is a bit faster. If you are...

Roasted Beet & Strawberry Salad

This recipe from Cooking Light is a lovely summer supper that goes perfectly with a glass of rose. The prosciutto, goat cheese and Marcona almonds can (of course) be substituted with any type of salty/savory meats, or cheeses or nuts you have on hand. Serves: 4...